Saudi Arabia introduces new e-passport

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Thu, 2022-02-10 19:16

JEDDAH: The Saudi Minister of Interior Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif inaugurated the new Saudi electronic passport during a visit to the Directorate General of Passports in Riyadh on Thursday. 

With its advanced security features and aesthetic design, the passport is a step forward in the country’s digital transformation process — one of the goals of Saudi Vision 2030.

The minister met with the employees of the command-and-control center, workers at unified call center 992, and the staff members of the beneficiary services center in the passport directorate.

Saudi Arabia launched on Thursday a new electronic passport designed with modern security features used in international travel documents. (SPA(
The Saudi Minister of Interior, Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif inaugurated the Saudi new electronic passport during a visit to the Directorate General of Passport in Riyadh on Thursday. (Supplied)
The pages of the new passport are decorated pictures that represent the Kingdom’s most famous historical and cultural landmarks, such as the Makkah Clock Tower. (Supplied)
The pages of the new passport are decorated pictures that represent the Kingdom’s most famous historical and cultural landmarks, such as the Makkah Clock Tower. (Supplied)
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